Transferrin Saturation Calculation
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Transferrin Saturation (TSAT) is a medical laboratory value. It is the percent of transferrin that has iron bound to it. It is the ratio of serum iron (SE) and total iron-binding capacity, multiplied by 100. Transferrin Serum Iron Saturation calculator given here to determine the TSAT value based on the SE and total iron binding capacity. TSAT, iron-binding capacity, and saturation can be interchanged where iron-binding capacity shows a patient's iron status.

Transferrin Serum Iron Saturation Calculator

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Formulas Used:

TS = (Serum Iron / Total Iron Binding Capacity) x 100%
Normal reference ranges are :
Serum iron: 60-170 mcg/dl TIBC: 240-450 mcg/dl Transferrin saturation: 20-50% mcg/dl = micrograms per deciliter.
Transferrin saturation indicates iron deficiency if it is less than 20% and indicates iron overload, if it is greater than 50%. The reference range of Transferrin Serum Iron Saturation varies by age where, for adults ranges from 20%-50% and for children it is greater than 16%.

Note :This statistics calculator is presented for your own personal use and is to be used as a guide only. Medical and other decisions should NOT be based on the results of this calculator. Although this calculator has been tested, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of its calculations or results.

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